Category Archive: Substance use disorder

Jul 28

Apply Now: Substance Abuse Program Grant

The Hanley Family Foundation is accepting pre-proposals for grants to support organizations whose primary focus is to help individuals recover from, or avoid, substance use disorder. Due to the lack of treatment services, opportunities to support new or expanding programs that will allow more people to seek recovery are particularly welcome, but prevention-oriented projects are not …

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Jul 19

County Making “Progress” to Keep People with Mental Illness out of Jail

East County Magazine By José A. Álvarez The County Board of Supervisors this week adopted a new alternative custody program that will help inmates with a mental illness re-enter the community. Programming for Reentry, Support and Stability, or PROGRESS, will address the mental health of sentenced offenders in an alternative custody setting. The County Probation Department, …

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Jul 18

Brunswick Co. Commissioners Approve Creation of Stepping Up Task Force

WECT By Jon Evans Brunswick County commissioners approved a plan Monday night to create a Stepping Up Task Force that, according to the proposal, will “develop an action plan that can be used to achieve a measurable impact in our local criminal justice system and reduce the cycling of those with mental health through the criminal justice …

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